Archives for "Food and dining"


September 1, 2011 11:12 am

Getting ready: Christine Schwartz and Dining Services

For Bates Dining Services, summer’s a time for experimentation, with the results coming soon to a plate near you. Dining…


March 31, 2011 8:30 pm

Administrative offices closed Friday due to inclement weather

Due to inclement weather, Bates College administrative offices will be closed Friday, April 1. Only personnel designated in advance by…


February 11, 2011 11:27 am

Steeped in Trashion

Slide show: the 2010 Trashion Show.


February 1, 2011 4:12 pm

College offices closed Wednesday, Feb. 2, due to weather

Due to inclement weather, Bates College administrative offices will be closed Wednesday, Feb. 2. Starting with the day shift, only…


December 21, 2009 1:01 pm

Indigenous Delights

A collaboration between Dining Services and Multicultural Affairs, Bitsoie’s program was designed to increase representation of Native American culture on campus. (Bates, Bowdoin, Colby, and Maine’s Indian tribes are working together to draw more Native American students into college.)


November 12, 2009 3:36 pm

Pizza Today reports on $5,000 Hobart sustainability grant

Pizza Today reports that the Hobart Center for Foodservice Sustainability has awarded a $5,000 grant to Bates Dining Services for…


November 2, 2009 12:15 pm

Yearlong 'Bates Contemplates Food' initiative raised campus, community awareness of far-reaching issues

Inspired by the 2008 opening of its new dining Commons and a $2.5 million gift from an anonymous donor supporting organic, natural and farm-fresh food, Bates College devoted the 2008-09 academic year to reflecting on issues, from environmental impacts to food justice, around what and how we choose to eat.


October 28, 2009 4:36 pm

Video: 350 at New Commons

A video of table dancing at New Commons, organized by the student group Bates Energy Action Movement, has been posted…


October 13, 2009 6:04 pm

Update on H1N1, next clinic Thursday

To: Bates Students From: Christy Tisdale, director of health services, and Tedd Goundie, dean of students Date: Oct. 13, 2009…


October 13, 2009 10:48 am

Grant, fellowship recognize food service sustainability

“Bates College stood out as a best-practice example showing a broad level of impact across many aspects of sustainability.”